Best Off Road Adventure Touring Cars

Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

While every Wrangler can go off-roading, the Rubicon is the most capable.  With front and rear Dana 44 axles, 33-inch all-terrain tires, rock rails, steel bumpers, a 4:1 gear ratio, and electronic locking differentials, the Rubicon is the Wrangler to get for serious off-roading.

Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro

While the 4Runner’s powertrain, platform, and design might be antique, everything else is modern. The TRD Pro comes with 2.5-inch TRD-tuned Fox shocks, TRD springs, thick skid plates, and Nitto all-terrain tires. You also get an electronic locking rear differential and Toyota’s multi-terrain select system.

Mercedes-Benz G-Class

While the G-Class has slowly become more and more luxurious over time, it’s still a capable off-roader at heart.  You might find G-Class SUVs lined up at Starbucks, but with a two-speed transfer case, three locking differentials,

Toyota Land Cruiser

the Land Cruiser uses more technology, but that’s par for the course.  The SUV comes with a high-tech multi-terrain monitor that provides all sorts of angles out of the vehicle. Toyota’s nifty KDSS system, a limited-slip differential,

Ford F-150 Raptor

The F-150 Raptor is more interested in high-speed off-roading.  That’s why it comes with a 450-horsepower twin-turbocharged V6 engine and Fox Racing dampers that offer 13 inches of travel in the front and 13.9 inches at the rear.

Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro

TRD Pro lineup of off-roaders a substantial upgrade with the addition of Fox Racing shocks.  The internal-bypass shocks get progressively stiffer as the suspension compresses, providing better off-roading performance without negatively affecting daily comfort.

Ford Ranger Off-Road Package 3

Ford-tuned Fox shocks, tow hooks, off-road tires, a 40-inch light bar, an ARB winch-capable front bumper, and a sport exhaust system are all included.  The Ranger’s turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder gets a boost in performance, too, producing 315 horsepower and 370 pound-feet of torque.

Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison

These come in addition to Multimatic remote-reservoir dampers, cast-iron control arms, locking differentials on both ends, a 2-inch lift, and a 3.5-inch wider track.